Revenue seize cannabis worth €32,000 in Dublin Mail Centre

Today (11/02/2020), as a result of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Bailey, Revenue officers at Dublin Mail Centre, seized 1.6kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €32,000. The illegal drugs were discovered in a number of parcels which originated in the United States that were declared as ‘children’s toys’, ‘candle set’, ‘teddy bear’, ‘beauty kit’, ‘tent’, and ‘sweaters/sweatpants’. All parcels were destined for an address in Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the smuggling of illegal drugs. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 11/02/2020]